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Fleischman, Paul

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ISBN 10: 0805055835 / ISBN 13: 9780805055832
Published by HENRY HOLT & CO., NEW YORK, 2000
Condition: NF Hardcover
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Beautiful book powerfully illustrated in black ink DRAWINGS on clayboard by C.B. Mordan, NY Times illustrator, story of a resourceful mountain girl lost in a blizzard, story told with full page b&w drawings pictures as well as with the ancient world of string figures (the handheld video games of the past). At the end of the book you can follow instructions to learn how to do the string pictures yourself. Book and DJ in excellent condition. SIGNED BY BOTH - THE AUTHOR AND THE ILLUSTRATOR! EDUCATIONAL CHILDRENS BOOK. Bookseller Inventory # 002485

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Publication Date: 2000

Binding: HC

Illustrator: C.B. MORDAN

Book Condition:NF

Dust Jacket Condition: NF

Signed: Signed by Author AND ILLUSTRAT

Edition: First Edition Stated

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A Newbery-winning author and a brilliant new artist create a story that young readers will read and perform for years to come.

Watch and listen as a grandmother recounts a tale of a resourceful farm girl lost in a blizzard, searching for her dog. As she describes that young girl's hazardous journey, a sequence of string figures takes shape in her hands, illustrating each step along the way. Striking scratchboard illustrations bring the grandmother's story to life, while clear instructions and careful diagrams at the end of the book allow you to recreate the tale, and to hold string figure performances of your own. Paul Fleischman's own intergenerational string troupe, String Quartet, has made Lost! a regular part of its repertoire, and you can too.

About the Author:

Paul Fleischman is one of the best known and most highly respected authors in children's books, and has been awarded both a Newbery and Newbery Honor. His novels and non-fiction books are perennial favorites, including Whirligig, his first book for Holt, which was voted a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and Booklist. He lives in Northern California.

C.B. Mordan's artwork has appeared in serial form in newspapers across the country, and has been featured in The New York Times. He lives near Kansas City, Missouri.

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